We hold regular events

We hold regular events, and our members are regular speakers at conferences and events. Our next event is the HEPI annual lecture.

NCUP through its affiliation to HEPI has pleasure in extending the following invitation to all members:

2018 HEPI Annual Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society, Tuesday 27th November 2018 from 6 p.m.

Global Africa: Nelson Mandela and the meaning of decolonizing knowledge and universities – problems and opportunities

Professor Ihron Rensburg, Former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg (2006 – 2017), chaired by Professor Sir Ivor Crewe, Master of University College Oxford and HEPI Chair of Trustees.

To book your place please go to: www.bookwhen.com/hepi. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 13th November 2018.

A reminder: NCUP members can access HEPI’s publications and reports on tertiary education which are produced regularly by visiting their website.

You are invited to keep up-to-date with HEPI outputs by subscribing via email, at no cost, via the HEPI homepage.


Patron of NCUP

Pauline Perry, Baroness Perry of Southwark is an educator, academic, and activist. She is a Conservative politician and was a member of the British House of Lords for 25 years from 1991-2016. In 1981 she became Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England. In 1986 she became Vice-Chancellor of[…]

Advance notices

Baroness Pauline Perry of Southwark, our NCUP Patron, will host the next House of Lords luncheon/ lecture on the 23rd May 2019. The speaker will be Sir Oliver Letwin MP.

This event will be posted, again, on the website early in October, giving further details. All members will also receive an email requesting applications.

Received July 26th, 2018

The Higher Education Conference 2018, is to take place on the 9th October at QEII Centre, London The Conference will discuss and debate current reforms in the sector and tackle the challenges impacting the future of Higher Education.

Received July 23rd, 2018

Council Members

The National Council for University Professors is run by a team of experienced professors with many years of experience in the education field. Please look at the full list of council members above.

Professor Emeritus Terence N Davis OBE (President)

Qualifications: MA, MEd, PhD, Hon.DLitt, CPsychol, FSS, FRSA FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Education Consultant and Psychometrician Email:  terencedavis101@gmail.com The current Vice-President is Professor Janet Wilson who can be contacted via email on Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk  


Professor Janet Wilson (Vice President)

http://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/janet-wilson Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies Director of Research, English and Creative Writing Faculty of Education and Humanities, University of Northampton FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Email:   janet.wilson@northampton.ac.uk Research interests: Janet Wilson’s research interests are in postcolonial and diaspora writing and theory, and in[…]

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Professor Jawed Siddiqi (Past NCUP President and current Treasurer)

Professor Jawed Siddiqi, Emeritus Professor of Software Engineering – FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Sheffield Hallam University Qualifications: BSc MSc PhD FBCS CITP FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Research Interests: Human Factors of Software Development, Requirements Engineering, Empirical Evaluation of[…]